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Rarely Seen, Hardly Heard: A chat could change a life

The following interview is part of the Rarely Seen, Hardly Heard campaign.

Rarely Seen, Hardly Heard is about shining a light on the stories, thoughts and opinions of young people who have never been published on the WhyNot platform before, helping break down stereotypes and continuing to amplify diverse voices. All young people have a right to speak up and be heard. 

James and Tom went to High School together. Similar to other young people in the last two years, their final year was disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Both young men were fortunate to participate in a Man Cave program. The Man Cave programs are designed to be transformational, and to support the psychological and emotional development of a boy, so he can become a healthy young man. They are redefining the journey to manhood.

This video interview was edited by WhyNot editorial committee member Teri.

Watch part one below

Watch part two below

Illustration by AileenYou can find more of her work on Instagram @aileenetc

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